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Crawford County, Pennsylvania
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Crawford County, Pennsylvania Facts

When was Crawford County, PA Created?
Crawford County was established on March 12, 1800 from Allegheny County.

What is the County Seat of Crawford County, PA?
The County Seat is located in Meadville and in addition the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Crawford County, PA?
Bordering Counties are Erie CountyWarren CountyVenango CountyMercer CountyTrumbull County, Ohio, Ashtabula County, Ohio.

Crawford County, PA Vital Records

Where can find Crawford County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Crawford County vital records can be found at the Pennsylvania Office of Vital Records has copies of birth and death records since 1906 and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Pennsylvania for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.

You can search online for Crawford County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Pennsylvania  Birth CertificateDeath Certificate Applications to mail.

Crawford County, PA Census Records

What Crawford County, PA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Crawford County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1790-189019001910192019301940.

Crawford Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Crawford Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Crawford Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be found for 1890. You can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Pennsylvania Census Records Research Guide

Crawford County, PA Courthouse and Government Records

Crawford County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Crawford County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Crawford County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Pennsylvania Courthouse Records Research Guide.

Crawford County, PA Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Crawford County, PA?
A list of Crawford County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Pennsylvania Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Crawford County, PA Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Crawford County, PA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Crawford County. Each of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a cost. This is basically a listing which has been compiled or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another.

Crawford Co. PA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Crawford Co. PA Books, Newspapers & Publications

Crawford Co. PA Church / Bible Records & Cemeteries / Graveyards

Crawford Co. PA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Crawford Co. PA General and History Websites

Crawford Co. PA Immigration & Naturalization

Crawford Co. PA Military Records

Crawford Co. PA Schools & Directories